Recession

Economists, Child Care Experts Say Pandemic Caused Women-Centric Recession – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The economic toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit many people hard, but new figures show it has been particularly difficult for working mothers to find child care. Economists and child care specialists say the pandemic has caused a recession centered on women. READ MORE: Fire in …

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Astoria survey shows COVID-19 recession persists among vulnerable New Yorkers – QNS.com

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Astoria was named the ‘coolest neighborhood in the world’ just two years ago – but a one-of-a-kind survey of New York’s working-class neighborhood released Thursday, June …

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Economic Policy – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Jake Johnston, Joe Sammut, Mark Weisbrot and Miguel Carvalho * This article examines the economy of Bolivia during the de facto government that seized power following a military coup in November 2019 and ruled for a year. The coup overthrew a democratically elected president, Evo Morales, who still had …

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Has the Australian economy gone from a recession to a boom?

Australia has achieved an impressive GDP recovery. Source: Getty Australia’s impressive economic recovery from the COVID-19-related recession was confirmed by the sharp 1.8% increase in GDP in the March quarter. This follows unprecedented growth of 3.2% in the December quarter and 3.5% in the September 2020 quarter. Economic output is …

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County must reinstate promised property tax cut

The early 1990s saw a real threat to the identity and vitality of our community when the Cincinnati Bengals were drawn to Baltimore and the Reds needed a new stadium. The leaders of the two political parties got together and came up with a sales tax proposal that promised new …

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The trauma of the Covid-19 pandemic changed the economy, perhaps forever

Once ideas about how to run the economy are entrenched, it may take generations to dislodge them. Something big usually has to happen to tip politics in another direction. Something like Covid-19. In 2020, when the pandemic struck and economies around the world went into lockdown, policymakers effectively shorted the …

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Demystifying troubled debt | Top1000Funds.com

The sharp fall in the market triggered by the pandemic brought an abrupt end to the longest recovery in modern finance. But despite the turmoil sparked by COVID, it hasn’t wrung out the market excesses of the last 13-year cycle. This means that another wave of corporate bankruptcies could appear …

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New euro area business loans plunge in April

New euro area business loans plunged in April, indicating banks are tightening access to credit even as the bloc begins to emerge from a year of lockdowns, Central Bank data showed today European. With a third wave of the pandemic receding in the region, economic activity began to pick up …

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Oregon Insight: Population Growth Slowest In A Decade

Here’s The Oregonian’s weekly look at the numbers behind the state’s economy. See previous installments here. Oregon added less than 32,000 residents last year, the slowest growth in a decade – since the last recession, in fact. It is not a coincidence. Migration generally slows down in Oregon and elsewhere …

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There is no rhythm in the Australian economy, just uncertainty mixed with hope | Greg Jericho

TOn Wednesday, the latest GDP figures will be released marking a year since the economy began its sharp fall into a recession. In all likelihood, the latest figures will show that we are (or almost) back to where we were before the pandemic hit. But as good as it may …

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